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Clearcutting Planned Above Margaree Watershed

Margaree Salmon Association Alerted to Clear Cutting Above Sanctuary

For Immediate Release
June 18, 2017

Margaree Salmon Association Alerted to Clear Cutting Above Sanctuary

Northeast Margaree, NS The Margaree Salmon Association (MSA) has been alerted to imminent clear-cutting in the Margaree watershed. Long-term impact on the Margaree River may be significant.

For a limited time, the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites public viewing and commentary on proposed cutting sites on their Harvest Plans Map Viewer found at https://nsgi.novascotia.ca/hpmv/

Once you accept disclaimer, anyone can view map and cutting information and submit comments directly to DNR. Opportunity to comment closes June 30th.

MSA is actively pursuing face-to-face meetings with interested parties in this proposed cutting. It will report to its membership by the end of June.

For more information, please contact:

Lester Wood, President
Margaree Salmon Association
(902) 248-2059
el.bois@ns.sympatico.ca